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The Rifle, Axe, and Saddle-Bags, and Other Lectures

By: Milburn, William Henry

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Derby & Jackson: 1857

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 8949

Condition: Very Good


Ebossed brown cloth with faded gilt titles on spine. Spine is sunned and there is light edge wear and bumped corners. Former owner's name on first two free endpapers. Book is square and securely bound, a solid and attractive copy. Milburn was a Methodist circuit rider who spent a number of years as the Chaplain of Congress. This book is a series of essays on the "Old Southwest" especially Alabama and Mississippi with some information on Creeks, Choctaw and Chickasaw. There are also metions of Kentucky and Danial Boone. An interesting portrait of America's early western frontier. This c... View more info